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Giving relief to common man

Goan diagnostic clinic, Dr Fonseca’s Pathology Laboratory, in Panaji is in expansion mode, discovers Shoma Patnaik The medical diagnostic scene in Goa is changed steadily. There are definitely more laboratories to go to and several of them are multi-chains with pan-India presence. New players have transformed the way of doing business. They are up-to-date in facilities but competitive in dealing. …

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Success of an enterprise

By Bhasker Assoldekar* During my visit to Goa, last week, I met quite a few entrepreneur friends at a social function. As we occupied our seats at the dining table, some of them quipped, “ Bhasker we enjoy your articles on ‘Entrepreneurship’ in Navhind Times, but tell us, what is the formula for being a ‘successful’ entrepreneur?” The question which …

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Is the dark night over?

By Tensing Rodrigues Is the dark night over for US? And thereby for the rest of the world? The corporate earnings in US as indicated by the EPS are showing a healthy trend upwards signaling the end of the dark night. And that’s cheering the stock markets left long in the dumps. Is it for real? Has US really turned …

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Regional connectivity scheme to be finalised by August

The government on Friday said that its regional connectivity scheme (RCS) which intends to provide air connectivity to unserved and remote routes will be finalised by next month. “We have called for feedback from all stakeholders by July 31. The final scheme is expected by the middle of August,” said civil aviation secretary, Rajeev Nayan Choubey at an event recently. …

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Firm grip on road to success

Life is in the fast lane for Afraz Khan, proprietor of Minaz Motors, the Yamaha showroom in Valpoi, reports Abdulla Khan When he failed to make it with the mining industry which shut down in October 2012 after closure ordered by the Supreme Court, Afraz Khan, a 24-year, BSc- Geology, graduate was at a loss on what to do with his …

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Close to 205 road projects from NHAI

The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is working on close to 205 road projects across India. Eighteen of these projects span close to 800km in length and will be executed on a variation of the public private partnership (PPP) model. The government is increasing its spend on infrastructure development in the country with close to 205 projects being worked …

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Honda to double Navi’s production

Buoyed by the demand for the scooter, Honda has decided to ramp up the production of the Navi. The Japanese manufacturer is planning to double the capacity for the Navi at the Rajasthan facility, bringing it up to 1 lakh units per annum. The Honda Navi was first unveiled at the 2016 Auto Expo as an experiment. While the company didn’t have high …

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The great Goan job hunt

Goa’s job situation is discouraging with not enough vacancies coming up for youth. Industry contributes meagerly to openings, finds out Shoma Patnaik A major task before the government in Goa is ensuring jobs for the people. Providing gainful employment opportunities is on the election manifesto of the government which is why they are always on the back foot about it. …

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Stuck to growth

Adhesive tape manufacturing company CG-PPI in Kundaim industrial estate is going great guns thanks to supplying to defence and venturing into specialty products, reports Shoma Patnaik Kundaim based, CG-PPI Adhesive Products is on the roll. Ground level check reveals it is on the fast track to growth after doing exceptional good business lately. Current year, 2016-17 looks exciting to CG-PPI …

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